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Morning Feature – Strictly Right, Part II: “Spare the Rod”

October 31, 2014

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Morning Feature – Strictly Right, Part II: “Spare the Rod”

“Spare the rod and spoil the child,” conservatives often say in defense of spanking. Also “Obey the cops or they’ll hurt you,” and “An armed society is a polite society.” Because being good is about punishment and fear. (More)

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Morning Feature – Strictly Right, Part I: “A Space Where They Feel Comfortable”

October 30, 2014

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Morning Feature – Strictly Right, Part I: “A Space Where They Feel Comfortable”

Yesterday President Obama spoke about American values and the need for courage as we face Ebola. Then former RNC Chair Michael Steele said the American people need “a space where they feel comfortable.” Well … no. (More)

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Morning Feature – Halloween, Garbage Bags, and Racism

October 29, 2014

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Morning Feature – Halloween, Garbage Bags, and Racism

A lot of white people stubbornly insist that racism no longer exists, even when a guy’s ‘Halloween decoration’ is a black family hanging from a tree in his lawn, because “I see a bunch of black garbage bags” or “This is a scene from a movie.” (More)

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